Tag Archives: Reauthorization of ESEA

Role of Testing as an Accountability Tool

As we near the end of NCLB (No Child Left Behind) and prepare to usher in the newest version of ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act), it seems prudent to think about the accountability system that will be designated to … Continue reading

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Yong Zhao Weighs in on “A Nation at Risk”

I have to say that I couldn’t agree more with the thoughts of Yong Zhao in his assessment of the real risks for American Education. His thoughts come just in advance of the anniversary of the infamous Nation at Risk … Continue reading

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NCLB–Unrealized Expectations

As the name implies, NCLB was the legislation designed to ensure that “No Child Would Be Left Behind.” Of course, from the onset, it was clear that nobody really believed this would happen. After all, each state was required to … Continue reading

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Career AND/OR College Ready Graduates

Like many educators and bureaucrats across the country, I’ve been watching with interest the proposed changes in the Reauthorization of the ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) at the federal level. One of the five priorities focuses on graduating students … Continue reading

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